Sodium gluconate

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Sodium gluconate
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CAS number 527-07-1 YesY
PubChem 23672301
ChemSpider 76397 YesY
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Molecular formula C6H11NaO7
Molar mass 218.14 g mol−1
Appearance White powder
Odor Odorless
Solubility in water 59 g/100 mL
Solubility in ethanol and diethyl ether Slightly soluble
LD50 10380 mg/kg (oral, rat)[1]
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Sodium gluconate is a compound with formula NaC6H11O7. It is the sodium salt of gluconic acid. It has the E number E576. Sodium gluconate is widely used in textile dyeing, printing and metal surface water treatment. It is also used as a chelating agent, a steel surface cleaning agent, a cleaning agent for glass bottles, and as a chelating agent for cement, plating and alumina dyeing industries. It is a white colorless powder that is very soluble in water.